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Re: The wider implications of debhelper/dbus breakage

On 2009-07-21, Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> wrote:
> Philipp Kern <trash@philkern.de> writes:
>> On 2009-07-20, Stéphane Glondu <steph@glondu.net> wrote:
>>> For example, each OCaml transition involve rebuilding a lot of packages
>>> (about 139), with 6 levels of dependencies. So if some build takes 2
>>> days or more (for the current transition, on some builds, it was even
>>> more than a week) to be uploaded, it means that transition will last at
>>> least 12 days (for the current transition, all packages were
>>> rebuilt/uploaded/installed after 21 days). But most of the builds are
>>> successful (and fast). If packages were automatically uploaded on
>>> success, a dependency level would be cleared at each dinstall run,
>>> meaning the whole recompilation would take less than 2 days.
>> Haskell is even more intense.  But it's not exactly true because we are
>> autobuilding from accepted, so you do not need to wait for dinstall runs
>> to complete but can get it done much quicker.
>> Kind regards,
>> Philipp Kern
> The long wait is the signing, not the dinstall run. Even without
> accepted dinstall runs 4 times a day now.
> But I have to say I'm totaly against unsigned uploads. The buildds are
> insecure enough as it is.
> MfG
>         Goswin

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